Drama, dreams and determination

If you ask Jess Norris what she’s been doing with herself lately, don’t expect a typical answer – unless your definition of ‘typical’ for an 18 year old is studying full time, starring in a major musical production and working, all while spending time with her friends and foster carers and living independently at Wesley Mission Brisbane’s Logan Youth Foyer.

John has gone from homeless to head chef

Homeless, to Head Chef

Ten years ago, John came to our Community Meal service in Fortitude Valley looking for some food and a warm place to spend a couple of hours. Since then, he has gone from homeless to head chef. 


Warming Hummingbird House

Hummingbird House will be Queensland's only children's hospice, and is a joint initiative of Hummingbird House Foundation and Wesley Mission Brisbane.

Memories from the Greenkeeper’s Granddaughter

Jocelyn Abrahams has distinct memories of her grandparents, Fred and Evelyn Pordage. She remembers that her grandfather was a hard worker and her grandmother was the lynchpin of a family that was always close.